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Creswell in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherry

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Cherry Marker
Inscription.  Named by surveyor Gisbourne J. Cherry. Post Office established 1898. 8 stores, 2 cotton mills, 1 gristmill, 1 blacksmith shop, 2 sawmills, 1 jail, 2 churches, 2 schools; 1 colored, 1 white, Charitable Brotherhood Lodge Hall, 1 barber shop.
 
Erected 1999 by Washington Co. Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 35° 50.928′ N, 76° 25.278′ W. Marker is in Creswell, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is on Cherry Road 0.2 miles south of Ambrose Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Creswell NC 27928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherry Colored School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Concord Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cool Spring (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Davenport Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Davenport Homestead (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lake Company
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By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Cherry Marker
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew (approx. 2.3 miles away); Somerset Place (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Creswell.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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